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32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Basketball Tournament

Posted on December 16, 2019 at 10:54 AM by Danielle Richard

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Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) and the City of Shreveport will host the 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held February 14 - 16, 2020 in Shreveport. 

This tournament is designed to unite men, women, and youth of all ethnic backgrounds for three days of fun, fitness, and community unity. 

Over $3,000 of cash prizes and awards will be given to championship teams. Over 100 teams (Pro-Am to Youth) from five southern states will be participating, featuring some of the toughest round-ballers in the south. 

The tournament is double elimination with a single elimination championship game. 

The deadline to register is Friday, January 24, 2020. 

Registration fees per team: 

  • Pro-Am (Men): $300 
  • Men (Recreation): $200 
  • Adult Women: $175 
  • Wheelchair: $150 
  • Youth (Boys and Girls): $75 

Registration forms are available at: 

  • All SPAR Community Centers 
  • SPAR Athletics Office (located at 7401 Jewella Avenue) 

Donations will be accepted at the doors during the tournament. All monetary donations will go towards SPAR Recreation and Athletics programs. Canned good donations will go to the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. 

The Dr. MLK Jr. Basketball Tournament has become one of the elite basketball tournaments in the south. Your team participation will truly enhance the quality of this community sporting event, while keeping the dream alive. 

Call the SPAR Athletic Office at (318) 673-7748 for additional tournament registration information or go to